Following yesterday’s elections for the chairs of Parliament’s select committees, it is the Conservative MP, Neil Parish, who will chair the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee. The chairs of the departmental select committees were announced by the Speaker, the … Continue reading →
CIWM has written to the newly appointed Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, to stress the importance resource productivity and efficiency can play in supporting the UK’s industrial strategy and in protecting our environment for future generations. The letter, signed by CIWM’s … Continue reading →
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Resources minister Dr Therese Coffey has said she would like to do more to encourage councils to be “more proactive” when it comes to recycling initiatives, but that her work on this has come to a “pause” due to the … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has urged Party manifestos to include “policy stability” to underpin investment in waste treatment facilities, following the approval by MPs of a snap general election on 8 June. ESA’s executive director, Jacob Hayler commented on … Continue reading →
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Defra has said it is “committed” to publishing a long-term plan for the environment, following reports that the Department’s 25-Year Environment Plan might not be published at all, following delays. BBC News today (11 April) reported on “rumours” that Defra’s … Continue reading →
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Government has today (10 April) published its first ever National Litter Strategy for England, which will aims to create an “anti-litter culture” and to reduce the near £800m burden to the taxpayer of clean-up costs. Under the new proposals, the … Continue reading →
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An updated definition for refuse-derived fuel (RDF) trialled within the industry for six months will be adopted, following positive feedback, Defra has said. The aim of the definition is to help the Environment Agency regulate the RDF sector so that … Continue reading →
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The Government is likely to reject proposals for a deposit return scheme (DRS) on plastic bottles, as a way of encouraging recycling, according to reports. The Daily Mail has reported a Government “insider” said such a scheme would be “unlikely” … Continue reading →
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